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Tory Jerome Benjamin
Courtesy of Burke County Sheriff's Office

Drug, Trespassing Charges Filed Against Burke County Man

26-year-old Tory Jerome Benjamin, who is listed as a homeless person from Morganton, was arrested by Morganton Public Safety Officers. He’s charged with felony possession of schedule II controlled substance along with misdemeanor counts of possession of drug paraphernalia and second-degree trespass.

Benjamin was arrested at 2 p.m. June 13 at a lodging establishment on North Green Street in Morganton. He was brought to the Burke County Jail under a $5,000 secured bond. A District Court appearance is scheduled for July 5.